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Through the "rivers" of Ciudad Romero

The Rainy Season

July 9th 2008
During the rainy season in El Salvador, the saying "when it rains, it pours" takes on an entirely new meaning. When walking on dirt roads becomes wading calf-deep through slushy mud (and who knows what else, since the cows and pigs trod the same paths) while the roads transform into streams with gentle currents or algae-covered lakes and ponds (I once saw a group of tadpoles spawning in the mid ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Central » Lempa River

Salvadoran Flag El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that prov... ... read more
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